Pravasi Divas in Hyderabad from Jan 7

New Delhi, Nov 17 | Updated: Nov 18 2005, 05:30am hrs
The 4th annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), will be held at Hyderabad on January 7-9, 2006.

Announcing this at a press conference in New Delhi, minister of state in the PMO Prithviraj Chavan, said that the 3-day event will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and culminate in the conferment of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman by the President of India to distinguished overseas Indians on January 9.

This annual flagship event is being organised in partnership with the government of Andhra Pradesh and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci), he said.